Reconstructing the Fourth Amendment : a history of search and seizure, 1789-1868 (eBook, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Reconstructing the Fourth Amendment : a history of search and seizure, 1789-1868

Author: Andrew E Taslitz
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The modern law of search and seizure permits warrantless searches that ruin the citizenry's trust in law enforcement, harms minorities, and embraces an individualistic notion of the rights that it protects, ignoring essential roles that properly-conceived protections of privacy, mobility, and property play in uniting Americans. Many believe the Fourth Amendment is a poor bulwark against state tyrannies, particularly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Taslitz, Andrew E., 1956-
Reconstructing the Fourth Amendment.
New York : New York University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006010916
(OCoLC)65407349
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew E Taslitz
ISBN: 9780814783153 0814783155 9780814784211 0814784216
OCLC Number: 213816080
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 363 pages)
Contents: Plugging into the Fourth Amendment's matrix --
Violence as political expression --
The quantity and quality of evidence --
Modern implications I : peoplehood and inter-branch responsibilities --
Modern implications II : precedent and political meaning --
Expressive violence and southern honor --
Slave locomotion --
Mobility's meaning for the South --
Mobility's meaning for the North --
Privacy and property --
Civil War and Reconstruction --
Law on the street.
Responsibility: Andrew E. Taslitz.
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Many believe that the Fourth Amendment is a poor bulwark against state tyrannies. Here, the author looks at its history. He presents two arguments, first, the original Fourth Amendment served  Read more...

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Insightful in its approach to the Fourth Amendment, not only in terms of the law itself, but what is searched and seized, who particularly is subject to search and seizure, and what abuses led to Read more...

 
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